Every year from June to November the Southern Right whales make a journey from the South Pole to the sheltered and shallow Walker Bay to give birth to their young. The whales come very close to the shore which make for good sightings and claiming the title for the Cape Whale Coast as the best… Read More Whale Watching In Walker Bay
Thanks to Hermanus Whale Cruises the tourism ream went out to sea to view the Southern Right whales of Walker Bay.
Every day serves a new menu and we pick our meals and courses. With it being winter in Hermanus there’s still surprisingly lots to do and see. For starters – June is Hermanus FynArts month in Hermanus and next week we will be busy with many different art exhibition openings. The most visible part of FynArts… Read More On The Menu – Winter in Hermanus
The whales have made their annual journey to Walker Bay and people are flocking to see them. Nothing quite like this. Seeing the whales at play is a privilege and my amazement at their awesomeness have not waned. Not even after seeing them yearly for 12 consecutive years while living on the Cape Whale Coast.… Read More Whale Watching Season
Hermanus is sooo close to Cape Town. Only 90 minutes away. A day out might feel like a holiday. The holiday that you need. Weather is mild. Lots to enjoy and explore. Start Early. To make the most of a day trip to Hermanus an early departure is recommended. Aim to have your morning coffee at Peregrine Farm… Read More Hermanus Day Tripping Tips #TourismForAll
How to capture the essence of Hermanus with ten themes only? Difficult but a great way to share the Hermanus story in September – Tourism Month. Hermanuspietersfontein is an obvious choice as it was the original name of Hermanus. This was before the local postmaster decided to shorten Hermanuspietersfontein to Hermanus to fit better on the postage stamp. The… Read More Essence of Hermanus Captured in 10 Themes
1. Hermanus parkrun – starts 8:00 at SA Forest Adventures, Camphill Rd, Hemel-en-Aarde. 5km of fun in nature. 2. Breakfast at any of the Saturday markets in Hermanus. The Country Market at the cricket field serves a variety of local wines, beers and fresh produce. Hermanuspietersfontein sells wine and treats. 3. Wine tasting at the many… Read More Five things to do in Hermanus on a Saturday
Creation used to be a sheep farm in Hemel-en-Aarde. But this was back in 2002. Today it is a well-established wine farm and familiar brand. At this winery, not too far from the world’s whale capital, Hermanus, visitors can immerse themselves in a variety of activities. Activities that have earned Creation many awards acknowledging this as… Read More Five great things to do at Creation #hemelenaarde
As a worthy tourist destination Hermanus offers many choices to visitors. One of these is to choose between going to see some whales and checking into your hotel. Not a difficult decision. The whales of the Walker Bay have their own dedicated whale crier. Eric is part of a tradition of whale crying that started… Read More Where the whales are?
Southern Right whales have been visiting the coast of Hermanus from June to November for many years. Since 1995 another Southern Right made an official annual appearance. A namesake that provides as much pleasure as the whales and also stays with us all year round even when the whales depart for better feeding grounds. This… Read More If it’s very right it can only be Southern Right